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    November 12, 2012
    11:00 - 11:29pm EST  

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flags are flown, but many believe that should have been a correct order. in the district matt ackland, fox 5 news. -- a direct order. in the district matt ackland, fox 5 news. here's brian now with the news edge at 11:00. >> major developments in a cia sex scandal in an agency in which keeping secrets is next to impossible, it appears in officials had no idea david petraeus was ago an fair until shortly before you heard about it -- an affair until shortly before you heard about it. now the investigation is moving forward. the charlotte reporter said the fbi entered the mistress' home tonight to remove boxes. will thomas is here to explain how the personal relationship between a target of the fbi investigation. >> we're at the point now where lawmakers are asking questions abou the security of classified information that could have fallen into the hands of a mistress and general petraeus was supposed to testify this week about the benghazi attack. now what? let me begin with how this all
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started. first the mistress of general petraeus paula broadwell is accused of sending harassing e- mails to jill kelley. she was a friend of petraeus who may have been viewed as getting a little too close to him. kelley reported the e-mails to he fbi. that's when agents discovered the affair between general petraeus and paula broadwell. four star general david petraeus was supposed to testify before congress thursday on the deadly attack on the u.s. consulate in benghazi. he originally briefed lawmakers early on saying it was a spontaneous uprising to an anti- islam film. >> i don't see how in the world you can find out what happened in benghazi before, during and after the attack if general petraeus doesn't testify. >> reporter: there are also questions surrounding information petraeus' mistress paula broadwell may have known about the attack. last month at the university of denver she spoke about the benghazi attack. some say what she said appeared
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to go beyond what was in the public record at the time. >> the cia annex had actually taken a couple libyan militia members prisoner and they think that the attack on the consulate was an effort to try and get knees prisoners back. >> reporter: was -- these prisoners back. >> reporter: was prod broadwell privy to the information because the cia had said nothing about this situation and now the fbi is in the hot seat. dianne feinstein, chair of the senate intelligence committee is, promising her own investigation to find out why lawmakers weren't told the head of the cia was under investigation in the first place. now another part of the story is breaking tonight. according to the wall street journal, the federal agent who launched the investigation that ultimately led to the resignation of petraeus was barred from taking part in the case over the summer because his superiors were concerned he
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became personally involved in the case. the report says he allegedly e- mailed shirtless photos of himself to this woman, jill kelley, the woman who first contacted the fbi. here she is. the wall street journal says that agent who was taken off the case became a whistleblower and contacted a republican member of congress fearing the fbi was going to sweep thunder the rug. brian, i can a sure you more developments are expected for sure. >> peoples like they're coming in by the hour. -- seems like they're coming in by the hour. a college student in police custody after threatening to shoot people just for fun. it happened this afternoon on the rockville montgomery campus. >> the student it's rumored had recently gone through a breakup and was commenting to our students about wanting to go on a shooting spree. some of the students who heard the threat reported it to campus security. while the student may not be
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identified, they contacted rockville police. both agencies swarmed the campus and 45 minutes later the student was found eating lunch outside on campus and was taken into custody. no weapon was found. school officials say they didn't issue an alert or lock down the campus because they say the threat didn't rise to that level. >> no weapon was seen. the witnesses came forward to our security office did not believe that the individual would be one who is known to carry a weapon, did have not any belief that he had one. it was just the statement is what was concerning to them. >> rockville police will decide tomorrow if the student will face criminal charges. he's been issued an order that stops him from coming on campus for three years without the college's permission in the meantime. the actor who performs as elmo on sesame street is taking a leave of absence from the show. kevin clash from maryland is accused of having a relationship with a then 16- year-old boy. clash denies the charges. the teen who is now 23 first
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made those allegations in june. sesame workshop issued a statement saying the allegation were unsubstantiated, but it said clash exercised poor judgment and was disciplined for violating company policy regarding internet usage. a popular musician and activist addressed a crowd at georgetown university tonight. u2's bono challenged the students to focus on social enterprise. fox 5's lauren demarco has the story. >> reporter: an exciting night on campus near georgetown. more than 700 students in attendance at school of business along with plenty of vips including you 2's front man bono who delivered the key address talking about social enterprise and the impacts social media can have as far as change. his main message, there is no them, only us. >> what am i doing in healey hall? i could be down having my third pint at the tombs. >> reporter: bono taking the stage immediately be a sense of
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comradery with the communities of georgetown university. his message to them was clear. the age of social media and 10 is providing what he sees -- and technology is providing what he sees as an unprecedented opportunity. >> not just facebook in the heat of tahrir square, but the peaceful march across the world of mobile phones, across the parched land of the sahara and dense rainforest of the congo. technology is transforming things. >> reporter: mentioned one, his popular grassroots campaign committed to the fight against poverty and preventible diseases around the world. >> well, this generation has the chance to challenge the absurdity of where you live deciding whether you live. >> reporter: international politics major marybeth bronaham stepped up during a q and a session. her sister is working in rwanda with a little boy that has aids and she wanted to know what sort of future the child may have and received a candid answer. >> i would say the future for
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francois is in jeopardy. >> i'm sorry, i was a little bit taken a back that he said his future was uncertain. one thing he said that the power lies in the geek i think and so i think the power lies in university students like us to change, to contribute to the effort. >> reporter: in georgetown lauren demarco, fox 5 news. today marked the federal holiday honoring our nation's veterans. at the vietnam memorial a special ceremony was held to recognize the sacrifice of those killed in conflict. this year marks the 30th anniversary of the memorial dedication, the 50th anniversary of the vietnam war. a local artist is honoring the veterans, takes old photographs of military men and women and turns them into colorful pieces of art. fox 5's bob barnard has the story. >> reporter: this is the story of a portrait artist chris demarest. >> she's a salvation army girl, a donut girl. >> we went over on our c-54. >> reporter: and a vet ranch
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of the 2nd world war griffin holland of chevy chase. >> everybody was involved in world war 2. everybody wanted to get in it. i had friends that couldn't get in because of their eyes or whatever it might be and were very disappointed. >> reporter: on this veterans day griff holland is looking at an old photo album. >> this shows you our tent. >> reporter: and one image in particular. >> i don't know what i was doing there, but frankly i don't. when the photograph was taken. >> reporter: it's a photograph of griff holland as a 19-year- old pilot in india that artist chris demarest turned into a color portrait that inspired this exhibit at arlington national cemetery. >> i was scared to death. >> reporter: chris thinks griff looks a little cocky. >> we could hardly wait to fly and it wasn't a game certainly, but it was a business. >> reporter: the exhibit of our greatest generation at war is not just men in their flying machines, but factory workers and nurses as well.
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>> somebody e-mailed me after i did the portrait of her mother. she wrote to me i'm crying because i'm seeing my mother for the first time as a 20-year- old. i knew her only from these black and white photographs that to me were just part of a photo album and now seeing her in color makes her real and that's been the reaction i've heard over and over. i never thought about that. >> reporter: demarest's studi is right next to the exhibit here at the women in military service memorial at arlington. on the wall a portrait of chris' father, also a pilot during world war ii. >> he was young. he was only 67 when he died, but he's now buried at arlington. >> reporter: griff says chris captured his p-47 thunderbolt like a champ. >> this thing was the most rugged airplane ever built, my opinion. >> reporter: now 89, griff holland says he's equally impressed with the portraits of our newest veterans and the artist's latest project, women of the first world war.
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at arlington national cemetery, bob barnard, fox 5 news. it's been two weeks since hurricane sandy made landfall and some victims say they still haven't sn help from the government and sandy may have ruined some people's chances of getting a good christmas tree, details coming up. >> temperatures are falling, sue. >> we're saying farewell to the warmer days over the weekend. here comes the rain, too, especially in the western suburbs. we're getting some moderate rain. i think it will be around for the morning rush hour. the rest of your forecast i'll have in just moments, brian. >> check out the rundown. we're back. [ dollar ] thas me.
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superstorm sandy is going to put a dent in christmas for some local customers. thousands of christmas trees were destroyed in garrett county, maryland, when they were buried by more than 2 feet of snow. the pine tem christmas tree farm specializes in extra tall trees which sell for up to $6,000 apiece. the cia headquarters, botanic gardens, old town alexandria had all ordered trees from there and will have to get them from somewhere else. nearly 30,000 people in new york's rockaway peninsula still don't have power. fire ripped through and residents lost everything. crews from as far away as phoenix are in the area
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restoring power to those. the people working to help those who lost so much say they aren't getting any help from any government agencies. >> i'm here alone with volunteer doctors and volunteer nurses. i haven't had any input from the city or the state so far. >> officials with the red cross today defended their work calling their operation in nearby belong island nearly flawless. may cost you more to put thanksgiving dinner on the table this year. shawn yancy has your fox 5 top five. >> up first tonight the poplar soft drink that claims it can help make you thinner. no. 5, pepsi introducing a new fat blocking soda going on sale tuesday it. contains dextrin, a fibrin claimed to help reduce fat levels in the body. there's no word when or if it will come to the u.s. no. 4, moms to be who have the flu or prolonged fever may have an increased risk of giving birth to a child with autism. a study found children born to women who reported having the flu while pregnant were twice
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as likely to develop autism and three times as likely if their mom had a prolonged fever. no. 3, home depot is having its christmas light trade. in bring your old lights in and get coupons for l.e.d. string lights. the trade-in runs through wednesday. no. 2, thanksgiving dinner will cost more this year. according to the american farm bureau federation, it will cost just under $50 to feed 10 people turkey and all the trimmings, 28 cents more than last year. you can blame the 3% increase on the turkey. no. 1, thursday, thanksgiving thursday, is the new black friday. first wal-mart and now target, the retailer will open 9 p.m. thanksgiving evening, three hours earlier than last year. target hopes to kick off the holiday shopping season with two days of staggered deals. that's a look at tonight's fox 5 top five. this two-day special is about to come to an end.
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>> yes. we have to say farewell to the 70s and rain is coming in now, especially in the western suburbs. behind the rain comes the chill. so if it doesn't feel that cool to you yet and it probably does feel a lot different than earlier today, well, it will by morning. we start it out with a look at the weather headlines because yes, 72 degrees today, we won't do that again tomorrow. in fact, we don't see that for a while. we've got showers tonight into tuesday morning. for most of us it will end by noon hour, although they may linger east of interstate 95 into the first part of the afternoon tomorrow. it's going to be a breezy colder day especially even after we get the rain out of here. those winds will really gust and mostly low 50s for the bulk of this week. watch out to our west as we look at sentinel radar. this is coming through. we've had lighter showers and a little drizzle here and there, but now this batch coming through just coming into
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western montgomery county and across 270, already into loudoun county and you'll see all this kind of filling in and embedded in some of these is heavier downpours like in poolesville headed toward the germantown area everything moving west to east. i do expect it to be a fairly wet morning commute. this might drop 1/2-inch to an inch of rain in some areas where you get some brighter colors you see here. we are also noticing in the higher elevations the ridge tops are getting a little changeover to wet snow. sharp cutoff after the front swings through and the rain cuts off. you'll see skies brightening by the noon hour. most of us from d.c. on west tomorrow. it will be about the temperatures after that. we're 64 degrees now in d.c. which is a little warmer than last hour, but then you get out to hagerstown, martinsburg, winchester and find the leading edge of colder air coming. in they're in the 50s and 40s being cumberland 46 degrees. up over the mountains into western pennsylvania we fine pittsburgh at 39, column --
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find pittsburgh at 39, columbus 29 and chicago 39. there will be gusty winds out of the northwest as well. annapolis, gusts to 21 this hour, frederick and hagerstown gusts up and over 30 miles per hour. while have a rather gusty night and most of the day tomorrow. here's what we've got at the surface. frontal boundary will swing through with showers overnight clearing west to east tomorrow for a brighter afternoon for most places as high pressure builds in. between the departing cold front and incoming high pressure we'll keep the breezes going foam and we'll certainly keep temperatures -- tomorrow and we'll certainly keep temperatures much chillier than today. in rain we're thinking between 1/2-inch and inch of rain and 1/4-inch to 1/2-inch for everybody else in the light green colors. 49 and showers, gusty winds with a temperature of 53 degrees for a drier afternoon and cooler day overall.
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in fact, our fox 5 accuweather seven-day forecast, mostly a cool weather, but a lot brighter especially by tomorrow afternoon, chilly wednesday, 50 degrees, dry for us here thursday, friday, saturday, next chance of showers sunday into monday as we have a bit of a coastal storm throwing some moisture back our direction. we're hoping to see more throwing of the football this week. redskins had a bye. we'll find out from scott what they're preparing for. >> this is the verizon sports desk with scott smith. >> they had the best regular in regular season and now have the most wins in the offseason. the nationals claimed a majority of baseball's top individual awards so far including three silver sluggers, a gold glove and new tonight a rookie of the year. who else could it be but price harper? the nats slugger hit .270 with 22 home runs, second most from a teenager in big league history. he knocked in 59 r.b.i.s all while playing last season at just the age of 9 nine years old.
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harper edged out todd frazier and wade miley to win the award, first rookie of the year in washington in 53 years. >> just being able to be in with the names of jackie robinson and mike piazza and all the guys that won it. it's just an honor and to be able to have a great team i played for the whole year. they really made this year fun. this is just the icing on the cake definitely. >> tomorrow davey johnson is up for the national league coach of the year. to college hoops in maryland, coming off a strong debut friday, the loss to kentucky now behind them focused on tonight's moment opener with morehead state, early going xavier transfer inside for the bucket and the foul. 13-5 terps. later in the 1st half terps defense forces a turnover. keyshawn howard lobs to wells for the thunderous jam. terps up 30 five-19 at the half. 2nd half -- 35-19 at the half.
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2nd half, defense steal going the other way and the distance lays it. in maryland not pretty but takes care of morehead state tonight 67-45. virginia coming off a first ever loss to george mason last week taking on fairfield tonight. joe harris in the paint. the jumper falls. first cavs lead of the game. 33-32 in the 2nd half. fairfield was atrocious in the 2nd half scoring 15 points. mitchell gets the hoop and adds another dozen points. virginia get their first win, 54-45 the final. coming up redskins hop back in the game week. might they have a few more healthy bodies ready to face the eagles sunday? the redskins report right around the corner. ♪
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we're lucky, it's not every day you find a companion as loyal as a subaru. love. it's what makes a subaru, a subaru. no matter when the bye week hits, just about every coach or player will tell you it hits at the perfect time, but for the redskins it really did, a time to get healthy and forget recent struggles and double up on preparation as they get set for a short week next week. on the health front it was the first practice in nearly a month for pierre garcon. he's not 100%, but using his reps in practice this week to test out the injured foot. the outlook is better for safety brandon merry meriweather who has been out and jammal brown has been out during hip surgery. skins have two weeks to make a decision whether to activate him or not. >> feel a lot looser, can bend
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a lot more. easier to see after a week or so how it feels, but i feel good. it was a great day for me. i will i went in and got some extra work. i told jordan black i'll take the rest of these. i'm feeling good. so it just feels good. a special night for adam oates, new caps head corporation one of four former players inducted into the hockey hall of fame. 19 years in the league, parts of six seasons with the capitals and it all started as an undrafted player and he'll never forget the day he got the call to the hall. >> last june was a very special day for me. i got a call from george mcphee telling me i was going to be head coach of the washington capitals and 15 minutes later i got a call telling me i was going to be in the hall of fame. it was a pretty emotional day. >> i can imagine. that's sports. brian wraps up the edge right after this.
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a piece of movie history has been sold. judy garland's blue and white dress from the wizard of oz sold for $480,000 at a california auction over the weekend. garland wore about seven versions of the dress throughout the movie in 1939. now you have the news edge. of course, the news is always on www.myfoxdc.com. thanks for staying up late. back here tomorrow.
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